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DESTATIS - Federal Statistical Office

Press release No. 355 from September 13, 2019

WIESBADEN - In the 2nd quarter of 2019, sales in the finishing trade increased by 4.8% compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018 and thus for the 16th time (since the 3rd quarter of 2015) in a row. According to preliminary results, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) also reported that 1.4% more people were employed in the finishing trade in the second quarter of 2019 than in the same period of the previous year. In the first half of 2019, sales rose by 6.1% and the number of employees by 1.8% compared to the first half of 2018.

All branches of the finishing trade posted increases in sales. In construction installation, sales increased by 5.7% in the second quarter of 2019 compared to the same period of the previous year. Within this branch of the economy, there was the strongest sales growth in electrical installations with + 5.9%.

In other expansion, sales increased by 3.4% in the 2nd quarter of 2019 compared to the 2nd quarter of 2018. Within this branch of the economy, sales in flooring, tiling, paving and wallpapering increased the most with + 4.3%.

Branch of industry 12nd quarter of 2019
across from
2nd quarter 2018
1st half of 2019
across from
1st half of 2018
salesEmployeessalesEmployees
Finishing trades overall4,81,46,11,8
Building installation5,72,06,92,2
from that:
Electrical installation5,92,47,42,6
Gas, water, heating, as well as ventilation and air conditioning installation5,61,96,22,0
Other building installation5,71,77,72,5
including:
Insulation against cold, heat, noise and vibrations5,01,47,62,3
Other expansion3,40,74,81,4
including:
Building joinery and locksmithing3,61,15,01,4
Flooring, tiling and paving, wallpapering4,30,75,21,2
Painting and glazing3,30,24,61,2

Basic data and long time series on the finishing trade can be called up via the table Employees, turnover in the finishing trade (44152-0001) in the GENESIS-Online database and under the heading Economic indicators.